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Re: forcing revision numbers

From: J. Cone
Subject: Re: forcing revision numbers
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 15:58:37 +0100

Because being free to hang yourself is part of the Unix tradition.

So I can write a program that interprets the stamped-in tags in a program
to reconstruct its source.

Because you don't know what application someone will want to use it for, so
it's wrong to take away their opportunity.

At 07:56 10/07/01 -0700, Stephen Rasku wrote:
>If forcing revision numbers is a bad idea why don't we disable the 
>functionality?  These questions seem to come up quite often here and 
>info-cvs.  Why give people enough rope to hang themselves?

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